‘Twilight’ Director Catherine Hardwicke Signs on for Queer Viking Adventure ‘Heathen’

Twilight and Red Riding Hood director Catherine Hardwicke will return to the world of fantasy and action-adventure with a new project she’s recently signed on for.

That project? A live-action adaptation of the Vault Comics series Heathen, which mixes Norse mythology, Vikings, and a dash of queer heroism into one epic story.

Per Deadline’s report, the Vault series “centers on Aydis, a fierce Viking warrior who is scorned by her village for kissing another woman and then, after witnessing widespread injustice toward women, declares a one-woman feminist war on Odin himself.” Natasha Alterici’s comic …

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